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Code 9781904931386BIRMHB
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Explore over 2,000 paintings from publicly owned art collections in Birmingham in this book by the Public Catalogue Foundation.

April 2008

This catalogue has 304 pages with over 2,000 full-colour reproductions. The dimensions are 29.5 x 23.5 cm and the catalogues typically weigh between 1.8–2.8 kg.

This volume brings together over 2,000 paintings from 12 collections in the city of Birmingham. World-famous paintings at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery and The Barber Institute feature alongside lesser-known works at the city's three universities and the solitary painting owned by West Midlands Fire Service. Paintings by Birmingham-born artists, such as Burne-Jones, sit side-by-side with masterpieces by Bellini, Gainsborough, Degas and Howard Hodgkin. This full-colour catalogue enables the public to gain a unique insight into Birmingham's rich artistic and intellectual heritage.

Collections included

Aston University; Birmingham and Midland Institute; Birmingham Central Library; Birmingham City University; Birmingham Museums Trust; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Centre; Royal Birmingham Society of Artists; The Barber Institute of Fine Arts; University of Birmingham; Warwickshire County Cricket Club Museum; West Midlands Fire Service Headquarters; West Midlands Police Museum

 

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